Danone's New Boss Looks to Revive Fortunes in China

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

PARIS?When it comes to dealing with problem units in China, Danone SA has a tried and tested playbook: shed them. The French maker of Activia yogurt and Aptamil baby milk said last week it was calling time on efforts to ...

Fed Officials May Offer More Clarity on Rates

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

Federal Reserve officials are likely to emerge from their policy meeting Wednesday with short-term interest rates still pinned near zero, though they could send fresh hints that they're getting closer to raising rates. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen emphasized in congressional ...

Big Media Catch Daily-Fantasy-Sports Bug

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Lora Kolodny Sports subsidiaries of Walt Disney Co., Time Warner Inc. and 21st Century Fox Inc. are jockeying to acquire stakes in nascent digital fantasy-sports businesses. Media companies want a piece of the latest revenue stream: daily fantasy-sports games ...

Osborne Pushes U.K. Case for EU Reform in Paris

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

LONDON?U.K. treasury chief George Osborne has kicked off a six-month diplomatic offensive in Paris in the hope of building support in European capitals for British efforts to reshape the U.K.'s relationship with the European Union. Mr. Osborne, a close ally ...

Teva to Buy Allergan Generics for $40.5 Billion -- 2nd Update

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Jonathan D. Rockoff, Dana Mattioli and Liz Hoffman Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on Monday said it would buy Allergan PLC's generics unit for $40.5 billion in cash and stock, in a deal that will vault the Israeli company into ...

U.S. Government Bonds Rally on Stock Declines

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Cynthia Lin U.S. Treasurys rallied Monday as a broad decline in global stocks spurred appetite for safer assets. In early New York trading, benchmark 10-year notes gained 14/32 in price to yield 2.221%, according to Tradeweb. The 30-year bond ...

Planet Fitness Looks to Raise $216 Million in IPO

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

Planet Fitness Inc., the budget-fitness chain known for its $10 monthly memberships, disclosed Monday that it is looking raise up to $216 million in its initial public offering. Planet Fitness and certain shareholders will sell 13.5 million shares for $14 ...

Teva to Buy Allergan Generics for $40.5 Billion

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Razak Musah Baba Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. on Monday said it would buy Allergan PLC's generics unit for $40.5 billion in cash and stock in a deal that will vault the Israeli company into the top ranks of global ...

China Shanghai Rubber Futures Closing Prices, Volume

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

Monday, July 27 2015 Natural Rubber Turnover: 622,298 lots Open High Low Settle Prev. Change Vol Open Settle Interest Aug-15 11,885 11,920 11,885 11,895 11,940 -45 8 162 Sep-15 11,945 12,075 11,715 11,955 12,105 -150 109,760 79,024 Oct-15 11,670 11,800 ...

Deutsche Boerse Takes Full Control of STOXX, Indexium

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Ulrike Dauer FRANKFURT--Deutsche Boerse said Monday it has agreed to acquire shares it doesn't already own in two joint- venture securities-indexing companies, STOXX AG and Indexium AG, for 650 million Swiss francs ($611 million). German exchange firm Deutsche Boerse ...

U.S. Durable Goods-Historical

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

Seasonally adjusted data in millions of dollars. R denotes revised. (NAIC Historic Time Series). Source: U.S. Commerce Department. -NEW ORDERS- -SHIPMENTS- -UNFILLED ORDERS- Mo Ago Yr A Mo Ago Yr Ag Mo Ago Yr Ago Level % chg % chg: ...

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rise 3.4% in June -- Update

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By David Harrisoin WASHINGTON--Businesses are slowly starting to spend money again, boosting orders for long-lasting manufactured goods and shaking off their winter blues. New orders for durable goods--products such as toaster ovens and aircraft carriers designed to last at least ...

Coffee Slips as Brazilian Weather Aids Harvest

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Christian Berthelsen Coffee futures settled at their lowest level since January 2014 as an upcoming spate of dry weather in Brazil's main growing region was expected to increase supplies from harvest season. Arabica coffee futures for September delivery ended ...

Alstom to Lower Price of Energy Assets in Sale to GE

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Nick Kostov And Ted Mann PARIS-- Alstom SA said Monday it would lower the price for the sale of most of its energy assets to General Electric Co. as it seeks to support concessions the two companies are working ...

Oil Prices Hit by Chinese Stock Market Rout

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Georgi Kantchev and Nicole Friedman NEW YORK--Oil prices kicked off the week in the red, pressured by a rout in Chinese stock markets and continuing worries about the world-wide oversupply of crude. Oil benchmarks were trading near their lowest ...

Dollar Falls on Chinese Stock Market, U.S. Rate Fears

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Ira Iosebashvili The dollar fell against the euro and yen Monday, as investors locked in profits on recent gains in the U.S. currency on fears that unstable Chinese stock markets could keep the Federal Reserve from raising U.S. interest ...

Correction to Sunday's Trade Deal Story

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

The article "As Trade Deal Nears Potential Home Stretch, Worries About," published at 4:06 on Sunday, July 26, erroneously said Hawaii's trade talks will begin next week. They will begin this week. (END) Dow Jones Newswires July 27, 2015 13:16 ...

Chinese Firm Plans $5 Billion Fund for Overseas Tech Acquisitions

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

HONG KONG?The quest by Chinese firms to acquire global technology is about to get a $5 billion boost. Chinese venture-capital firm GSR Ventures is raising a $5 billion fund to buy overseas assets, according to people familiar with the situation. ...

Ryanair Sees Full-Year Profit Near Top End of Range -- Update

TODAY: July 27, 2015 PUB DATE: July 27, 2015

By Robert Wall LONDON--Ryanair Holdings PLC (RYA.DB) on Monday said a greater focus on primary airports and business passengers will lead it to carry more people this year than anticipated and should drive earnings near to the top end of ...